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Old 07-16-12, 06:09 PM   #1
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Map My Ride App

Has anyone used the phone app "Map My Ride"?
I discovered it last week and started using it. I am questioning the speeds I get out of it. It is supposed to use the phones GPS for location, distance elevation speed etc. I just finished a ride and there is no way I did over 30 mph on any part of that ride.
I was wondering if anyone else has used this.
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Old 07-16-12, 09:10 PM   #2
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A recent thread on the subject with the information you seek: http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread...your-top-speed

I forgot to ask, was this on the track?
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Old 07-16-12, 09:34 PM   #3
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The strava app is very popular, that works pretty similarly. But it works better for distance training. The GPS does not work too well for specific speed or shorter distances.
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No, this was a quick 12 mile ride on the W&OD trail in VA. This is my primary route.
I do not race or compete in any way. I wanted this app to do several things:
1-Keep track of when I ride
2-Keep track of the distance I ride
3-Track average speed of each ride
4-Keep track of my Food and Nutrition
5-Keep track of the other athletic activities I do.
On the surface, it seems to do all of these things, I just question the average speed of my rides. My basic bike computer puts my avg speed at 15.4 miles per hr for all rides this year.
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You are way off in forum location. Move this post into general, or maybe road.
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last time i used it, it showed my top speed is 69 mph LOL i got trolled
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